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Aliaksandra Sasnovich

Aliaksandra Sasnovich
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Sasnovich at the 2019 French Open
Full nameAliaksandra Aleksandrovna Sasnovich
Country (sports) Belarus
ResidenceMinsk, Belarus
Born (1994-03-22) 22 March 1994 (age 26)
Minsk, Belarus
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachVladimir Platenik
Prize moneyUS$3,317,829
Singles
Career record304-196 (60.8%)
Career titles11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 30 (10 September 2018)
Current rankingNo. 90 (7 December 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2018, 2019)
French Open2R (2017, 2018, 2020)
Wimbledon4R (2018)
US Open3R (2018, 2020)
Doubles
Career record87-67 (56.5%)
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 43 (12 October 2020)
Current rankingNo. 44 (7 December 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2019, 2020)
French OpenQF (2020)
WimbledonQ1 (2016, 2017)
US OpenSF (2019)
Team competitions
Fed Cup23-14 (62.2%)
Last updated on: 7 December 2020.

Aliaksandra Aliaksandra?na Sasnovich (Belarusian: ? ? ; born 22 March 1994 in Minsk[1]) is a Belarusian tennis player. Sasnovich has won 11 singles and seven doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. She has reached Grand-Slam semifinal in doubles, at the 2019 US Open, together with Viktoria Kuzmova. She achieved her best singles ranking of No. 30 on 10 September 2018, and peaked at No. 45 in the WTA doubles rankings on 5 November 2019.

Personal life and background

She has mother named Natalia and younger sister named Polina.[2] She came from sporty family. Her mother played basketball while her father played hockey and tennis for 20 years on the senior circuit.[3] Aliaksandra started playing tennis at the age of 9, and her father introduced her to sport. She stated that her favorite shot is backhand down the line, while her favorite surface is indoor hardcourt. Her favorite tournaments are US Open and Stuttgart Open. Sasnovich studying for a physical culture degree at university in Minsk. She speaks Belarusian, Russian, English and a little bit of French.[2]

National representation

Fed Cup

Playing for Belarus at the Fed Cup, Sasnovich has a win-loss record of 23-14.[4] This record includes a 4-0 run in the first two rounds of the 2017 Fed Cup World Group, which propelled Belarus to upset victories against Netherlands and Switzerland and helped them reach their first Fed Cup final.

Career overview

2018: Most successful season so far

Sasnovich started season really well, reaching final at the Brisbane International.[5] It was her first Premier final, but she lost it against third seed Elina Svitolina.[6] At the Australian Open, she won against Christina McHale and Mirjana Lu?i?-Baroni, before she was stopped in third round by eighth seed Caroline Garcia. Also at the Indian Wells Open, she reached third round where lose from Caroline Wozniacki. At the Miami Open, she reached the second round, but then lost to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.[7]

On the first part of clay-court season, Aliaksandra reached only second round of Ladies Open Lugano, first round of Prague Open, second round of Madrid Open and failed to qualify at the Italian Open. At the French Open, she was beaten by Kiki Bertens, in the second round.[7]

Also, she didn't start so well on grass courts, losing in first round of Rosmalen Championships and Mallorca Open, but she reached fourth round of Wimbledon, what is her best result of her Grand Slam participations. Not only fourth round, but she made one of her biggest career wins, defeating former twice Wimbledon champion, Petra Kvitová, in the first round.[8] In next round, she defeated Taylor Townsend, and in third round Daria Gavrilova, but was stopped in fourth round from former Wimbledon semifinalist, Je?ena Ostapenko.[7]

At the Moscow River Cup, she reached semifinal, where she lost to later champion Olga Danilovi?.[9]

2019

In the first week of the year, Sasnovich made top 10 win over Elina Svitolina, and reached quarterfinal, where she lost to Donna Veki?.[6][7] The following week, she reached semifinal of the Sydney International, where she lost to Petra Kvitová.[7]

Career statistics

Grand Slam tournament performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles

Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W-L Win %
Australian Open Q1 Q1 2R 1R 3R 3R 1R 0 / 5 5-5 50%
French Open Q1 Q1 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 0 / 5 3-5 38%
Wimbledon Q2 2R 2R 1R 4R 1R NH 0 / 5 5-5 50%
US Open 2R 1R 1R 2R 3R 2R 3R 0 / 7 7-7 50%
Win-Loss 1-1 1-2 2-4 2-4 8-4 3-4 3-3 0 / 22 20-22 47%
Career statistics
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Career total: 0
Finals 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 Career total: 2
Year-end ranking 142 103 121 87 30 67 $3,317,829

Doubles

Tournament 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W-L Win %
Australian Open A A A 3R 3R 0 / 2 4-2 67%
French Open A A 3R 1R QF 0 / 3 5-3 63%
Wimbledon Q1 Q1 1R 2R NH 0 / 2 1-2 33%
US Open A A 1R SF 1R 0 / 3 4-3 57%
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 2-3 7-4 5-3 0 / 10 14-10 58%

References

  1. ^ ? ?. sportclub.by (in Russian). Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Aliaksandra Sasnovich's Bio". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  3. ^ David Kane (29 August 2018). "Maturing Sasnovich on sacrifice, taking control of career at US Open". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  4. ^ Aliaksandra Sasnovich at the Billie Jean King Cup Edit this at Wikidata
  5. ^ WTA Staff (5 January 2018). "Cinderella Sasnovich continues run, reaches Brisbane final". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  6. ^ a b WTA Staff (2 January 2019). "Brilliant Sasnovich stuns Svitolina to make Brisbane quarters". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  7. ^ a b c d e "Aliaksandra Sasnovich career statistics". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  8. ^ Stephanie Livaudais (3 July 2018). "Sasnovich stuns former champ Kvitova at Wimbledon". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  9. ^ WTA Staff (30 July 2018). "WTA Rankings 2018: Sasnovich soars, Serena continues to climb". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.

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